Prof. Datuk Dr. Norma Mansor

President, Malaysian Economic Association


Prof. Datuk Dr. Norma Mansor is currently the the President of Malaysian Economic Association and President, Social Wellbeing Research Centre (SWRC), Universiti Malaya. She was appointed the Secretary of the National Economic Advisory Council, Prime Minister’s Department (2009 to 2011) after being the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration from April 2004 to June 2009. She was also the Executive Director of the International Institute of Public Policy and Management (INPUMA) from September 2001 until March 2004.

She has served as an advisor and a consultant to various organisations, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank, International Labor  Organisation (ILO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the European Union (EU), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and numerous Malaysian public agencies. As an academic, Professor Mansor has written extensively in books and scholarly journals in the areas of public and social policy, ageing and social protection.

She was awarded Emeritus Professorship by Universiti Malaya in October 2018. Professor Mansor is also a fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) and the President of the Malaysian Economic Association (MEA).